30% off tickets to 'Scenes from an Execution' at National Theatre

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Offer highlights:

  • See the Time Out four star rated ‘Scenes from an Execution’ at National Theatre starring Fiona Shaw (‘Harry Potter’, ‘True Blood’).
  • Tom Cairn directs the darkly humorous play by influential cult writer Howard Barker of a free spirited artist who alienates herself from the authorities and faces incarceration.
  • Provoking, funny and sympathetic – don’t miss your chance to see this brilliant production at a great price.

More details:

Fiona Shaw takes the role of artist Galactia in Howard Barker’s darkly humorous, provocative play. Commissioned to paint a vast canvas celebrating a naval victory, Galactia creates instead a breathtaking scene of war-torn carnage. In her fierce determination to stay true to herself, she alienates the authorities and faces incarceration.

Scenes from an Execution is a fearless exploration of sexual politics and the timeless tension between personal ambition and moral responsibility, between the patron’s demands and the artist’s autonomy.

From Time Out’s four star review ‘...[Fiona] Shaw is wonderful as a free spirit beginning to fray at the edges. Superficially she is having a whale of a time winding up Venice’s pompous elite.

...[Scenes from an Execution] is a rousing defence of the role of the outsider artist in society, a plea for the right to be able to create art that disturbs.'

www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/execution

Need to know:

  • Voucher valid for one ticket to 'Scenes from an Execution' at National Theatre on selected dates between November 24 - December 7.
  • Please select your preferred date on checkout.
  • Original price based on largest possible saving. Ticket allocations work on a first come, first served basis and are up to the value of £47.
  • Please print your voucher and present it to the box office on arrival in exchange for your ticket.
  • Tickets become available at the box office an hour before the production starts.
  • Customers purchasing multiple tickets will be sat together at the theatre.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Location:

National Theatre
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX

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